Some Account of the Life and Death of John Wilmot: Earl of Rochester, Who Died 25, 1630, Written by His Own Direction on His Death-Bed (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Some Account of the Life and Death of John Wilmot: Earl of Rochester, Who Died 25, 1630, Written by His Own Direction on His Death-Bed

The celebrating the praises Of the dead is an argument so worn out by long and frequent use, and now become so nauseous by the ?attery that usually attends it, that it is no wonder if funeral orations, or panegyrics, are more con sidered for the elegance of style and fineness of wit, than for the authority they carry with them as to the truth of matters of fact. And yet I am not hereby deterred from meddling with this kind of argument, nor from handling it with all. The plainness I can; delivering only what I myself heard and saw, without any borrowed'

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Gilbert Burnet

Hardback

Published Date - August 27 2019

ISBN - 9780331214611

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.1 cm

Page Count - 147

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